Giving to the Arboretum brings joy not only to you, but also to the half-million visitors who visit annually.

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Foundation Disclosure Statement

The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum Foundation is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization soliciting tax-deductible private contributions for the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. Financial and other information about the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum Foundation’s purpose, programs and activities can be obtained by contacting the Development Office at [email protected] or 612-301-3220. Or for residents of the following states, as stated below. Florida: Registration #CH50948. A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLLFREE, WITHIN THE STATE, 1-800-HELP-FLA (435-7352) OR VIA THE INTERNET AT WWW. FLORIDACONSUMERHELP.COM. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE. Maryland: Documents and information submitted under the Maryland Solicitations Act are available, for the cost of postage and copying, from the Secretary of State, State House, Annapolis MD 21401, (410) 974-5534.  Michigan: MICS No. 50198. New Jersey: INFORMATION FILED WITH THE ATTORNEY GENERAL CONCERNING THIS CHARITABLE SOLICITATION AND THE PERCENTAGE OF CONTRIBUTIONS RECEIVED BY THE CHARITY DURING THE LAST REPORTING PERIOD THAT WERE DEDICATED TO THE CHARITABLE PURPOSE MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE STATE OF NEW JERSEY BY CALLING 973‑504‑6215 AND IS AVAILABLE ON THE INTERNET AT REGISTRATION WITH THE ATTORNEY GENERAL DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT. New York: Upon request, a copy of the latest annual report can be obtained from the organization or from the NY Attorney General Charities Bureau, 120 Broadway – 3rd Fl., New York, NY 10271, (212) 416-8686, and  Pennsylvania: The official registration and financial information of the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum Foundation may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll-free, within Pennsylvania, 1-800-732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement. Washington: The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum Foundation’s latest information on file with the Secretary of State is available upon request from the Secretary of State at (360) 725-0378 or email: [email protected]. West Virginia: West Virginia residents may obtain a summary of the registration and financial documents from the Secretary of State, State Capitol, Charleston, WV 25305. Wisconsin: A financial statement of the charitable organization disclosing assets, liabilities, fund balances, revenue, and expenses for the preceding fiscal year will be provided to any person upon request. CONTRIBUTIONS ARE DEDUCTIBLE FOR FEDERAL INCOME TAX PURPOSES IN ACCORDANCE WITH APPLICABLE LAW. REGISTRATION IN A STATE DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION OF THE MINNESOTA LANDSCAPE ARBORETUM FOUNDATION BY THE STATE.

Types of Gifts

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Major Gifts

The term “major gifts” embraces a wide spectrum of impacts. For instance, a major gift could fund a building, an educational program, a garden’s maintenance or a new tree collection. All major gifts help the Arboretum advance as the nation’s best botanical garden and enhance the experience of visiting the Arboretum. For more information on providing major gifts, contact Susan Taylor, Director of Advancement at 612-301-1266.

Stock Giving

Rose Garden

If you wish to extend a gift of stock to the Arboretum, please share the following with your broker:

RBC Wealth Management
DTC # 0235, Account # 312-95526
Minnesota Landscape Arboretum Foundation
Tax ID 23-7081057.

RBC Wealth Management Contact: 
Kristie Morton, Sr. Registered Client Associate
641 E Lake Street, Suite 230
Wayzata, MN  55391
Ph: 952-261-3575

For more information on providing stock gifts, contact:

  • Angelica Fernholz, Gift Administration Associate at 612-301-1264
  • Deanna Flategraff, Finance Manager at 612-301-1271

Planned Giving

Planned giving enables you to leave a legacy for generations to come and can meet estate planning needs through tax advantages and other benefits. It also strengthens the Arboretum’s long-term financial stability by establishing a continuing revenue source for operating expenses, projects and special needs. 

For more information, contact Jennifer Peterson, Planned Giving Officer at 612-301-1262.

Employer Gift Matching

Your employer may have a policy of matching your gift to the Arboretum, though policies vary with the company. Contact your human resources department with questions. The Arboretum’s federal tax identification number is 23-7081057.

For more information on matching gifts, contact:

  • Angelica Fernholz, Gift Administration Associate at 612-301-1264
  • Deanna Flategraff, Finance Manager at 612-301-1271

Have a question or a form you would like to send via email? Contact [email protected]

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